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It is virtual Social Security and Older People portfolio questions today. Watch from 3.00pm as ministers answer que… https://t.co/ghf71D4L0J
6/25
2020
The Stage 1 debate on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill starts just after… https://t.co/LPtlKvIgGn
6/24
2020
The Stage 1 debate on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill is tomorrow. Read… https://t.co/FOLjpznKpl
6/23
2020
Apologies to anyone who experienced connection issues at the beginning of our meeting today. You can watch the meet… https://t.co/up1O7kNzEY
6/18
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will hold a remote evidence session with Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville and David Wallace… https://t.co/5JXFUG0lpT
6/17
2020
On Thursday the Committee will hold a remote evidence session with Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville and David Wall… https://t.co/X6amWHuh2M
6/16
2020
The Committee has recently published its Stage 1 report for the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Members… https://t.co/O5axVbjUGz
6/11
2020
The Cttee has written to the Cab Sec on the social security budget and to draw attention to a letter recently sent… https://t.co/vAxODNdHWd
6/10
2020
Read the Committees Stage 1 report on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill he… https://t.co/6jlT9jhGooThe Committee have today published its Stage 1 report for the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membershi… https://t.co/ewvzZTLY5b
6/9
2020
Read the minutes of this mornings private meeting here: https://t.co/D06koxHRuQFrom 2.00pm Social Security and Older People portfolio questions will be held virtually. You can watch here from 2p… https://t.co/S1042m6b4A
6/4
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will meet in private to consider a draft stage 1 report on the Social Security Administratio… https://t.co/gzSG3i3MK7
6/3
2020
Today we have published our Annual Report for 2019/20. You can read all about what the Committee has been up to thi… https://t.co/btRBGZVp6h
5/28
2020
Miss last weeks Committee meeting? Catch up on SPTV: https://t.co/4lJbQQYiYT or read the Official Report of the mee… https://t.co/QkzbylJcxC
5/27
2020
The minutes of this mornings meeting are now available. Read them here: https://t.co/ulEeHw61Lg. The broadcast of t… https://t.co/enu08K7kxZTune in from 9am as the Cttee takes evidence on stage 1 of the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membersh… https://t.co/0W34VBVMGT
5/21
2020
Tomorrow the Cttee will meet virtually to take evidence on stage 1 of the Social Security Administration and Tribun… https://t.co/kQK7lGj9j3Thank you to everyone who submitted their views on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scot… https://t.co/RAxWCkGTh1
5/20
2020
Send us your views by today! What are your views on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Sco… https://t.co/mP7FFLLSYA
5/14
2020
Submit your views on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill by tomorrow 14 May!… https://t.co/z31GDiKNtAThe Social Security Committee are seeking views, by tomorrow 14 May, on the Social Security Administration and Trib… https://t.co/VnT9OQGnyi
5/13
2020
The COVID-19 Committee are seeking views, by Thursday 14 May, on the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill. Find ou… https://t.co/VyO0zUkuhY
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5/12
2020
TELL US YOUR VIEWS - The Committee are asking for written views on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal… https://t.co/RaWsGZnmAm
5/11
2020
Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill The Committee are asking for written views… https://t.co/y9fkUoexuV
5/8
2020
We have received a letter from Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville regarding a provision she plans to include in the… https://t.co/vq6D0SzrGT
5/7
2020
Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill The Committee are asking for written views… https://t.co/q1OfREANhB
5/6
2020
We’ve launched our call for views today on #COVID19 and its impact on #carehomes. If you work, live or have family… https://t.co/bxvuAJNuZ0
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5/5
2020
HAVE YOUR SAY - The Committee are asking for written views on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membe… https://t.co/W2KwjVo79p
5/4
2020
The Committee take evidence remotely from the @AuditorGenScot and @AuditScotland on the impact of Covid-19 on Audit… https://t.co/FZJWNW1aZR
Retweeted by Social Security CommitteeTELL US YOUR VIEWS - The Committee are asking for written views on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal… https://t.co/fMQ82EOMJa
5/1
2020
CALL FOR VIEWS - The Committee are asking for written views on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Memb… https://t.co/eGswyElh3wThe minutes of this mornings meeting are now available: https://t.co/17ulPYrrOn You can also catch up on the virt… https://t.co/O8QAJJZxpQAt 10:00am this morning @SP_SocialSecur will meet to take evidence from @S_A_Somerville on the impact of Coronaviru… https://t.co/o6rgMhTlwq
Retweeted by Social Security CommitteeWatch live from 10am when the Committee meet remotely via video conference to question Cabinet Secretary… https://t.co/ygBxFm6kvE
4/30
2020
Yesterday the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Parliame… https://t.co/cpM0HBX4yzOn Thursday @SP_SocialSecur will meet remotely via video conference to question Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville o… https://t.co/PHYgc1rd6XThe Equalities and Human Rights Committee has launched an inquiry into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on equal… https://t.co/hHJDJhnJAU
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4/28
2020
📺 At 12.30pm tomorrow, party leaders will question @ScotGovFM on the Scottish Government’s ongoing response to the… https://t.co/mxQmudcdjY
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4/9
2020
📃 Yesterday, the emergency #Coronavirus Bill received Royal Assent, meaning it's now an Act of the Scottish Parliam… https://t.co/i1gUEa3X6J
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4/8
2020
Our Colleague in SPICe has published a blog on Covid-19 and Scottish Social Security. Read it here:… https://t.co/VbkMRbFTPx
4/2
2020
The Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People @S_A_Somerville will also make a statement in the Chambe… https://t.co/gQXDe5mdM0
4/1
2020
The Social Security Committee's meeting this week has been cancelled as a result of @ScotParl response to the COVID… https://t.co/1pjNztjWDn
3/31
2020
Following today’s business, there will be no Parliamentary business (including committee meetings) until Wednesday… https://t.co/nmIOsoHj6x
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3/30
2020
The minutes of todays meeting are now available. Read them here: https://t.co/pr1mJkGB26 The Committee will not m… https://t.co/hw2Xx02E9YWatch live from 9.30AM as the Committee considers various subordinate legislation: https://t.co/M25hu1pzON or read… https://t.co/MnfQAq9VdB
3/19
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will meet to consider various subordinate legislation with Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somervillehttps://t.co/ufp6cxZUALVisitors will no longer be able to access the public galleries in either the Chamber or in committee rooms as we pr… https://t.co/sczJDJqljt
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3/18
2020
REPORT PUBLISHED - The Committee has recently published their Benefit Take-up report. Read it here 👉… https://t.co/pt0DXvCIqcAs part of our response to COVID-19, tours, events and other visitor activities have been cancelled at @ScotParl as… https://t.co/8hpQoDbeIC
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3/17
2020
This week the Committee will meet to consider various subordinate legislation. Read the agenda and meeting papers h… https://t.co/Qu46YRJdhO
3/16
2020
REPORT PUBLISHED - The Committee has recently published their Benefit Take-up report. Read it here 👉… https://t.co/smBJNvjteU
3/13
2020
REPORT PUBLISHED - Read the Committees report on Benefit Take-up here: https://t.co/k1O4UiJhpr https://t.co/jFutqzv4aI
3/12
2020
📝 The Committee today published its report on #BenefitTakeup. Read the full report and the Committee's recommendati… https://t.co/QzCiataqPYREPORT PUBLISHED - The Committee has published their Benefit Take-up report. Read it here 👉 https://t.co/rAimbq8dPvhttps://t.co/my5ePFrzAd
3/11
2020
The Committee recently received correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary on upcoming primary legislation. Read the… https://t.co/V0Bqtn0JYH
3/6
2020
The minutes of todays meeting are now available. Read them here: https://t.co/ZK4ccsqoglJoin the Committee from 10.45am when Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville will attend the Committee to give evidence o… https://t.co/bLcPxU7jni
3/5
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will first meet in private to consider a draft report for its Benefit Take-up inquiry and th… https://t.co/ysOeSTwUolIt is Social Security and Older People portfolio questions in the Chamber today. Watch from 1.30pm as ministers ans… https://t.co/4yoLNLsckk
3/4
2020
Last week members received evidence from the Scottish Fiscal Commission and then considered correspondence on the p… https://t.co/HMuWFl0D6i
3/3
2020
Next week the Committee will first meet in private to consider a draft report for its Benefit Take-up inquiry and t… https://t.co/mvEbzw7vmEAt yesterdays meeting members spoke about some of the issues MSPs encounter when trying to help constituents with… https://t.co/jM2m1IJVjT
2/28
2020
Today the Committee took evidence from @scotfisccomm on their social security forecasts and considered corresponden… https://t.co/8dMwKmq8xQJoin us from 9.00am as the Committee receives evidence from @ScotFiscComm on their social security forecasts. Watch… https://t.co/tiQx6TFu9D
2/27
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will meet at 9.00am and receive evidence from @ScotFiscComm on their social security forecas… https://t.co/bqmVsd3YbkWe have had changes to our membership! We would like to welcome @GrahamSMSP and @ThomasCArthur to the Social Securi… https://t.co/GXGbcFg8FW
2/26
2020
This week the Committee will receive evidence from the Scottish Fiscal Commission. Did you know tickets to observe… https://t.co/OMldET7SrjLast week the Committee took evidence from Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville on the 2020-21 Social Security Budget.… https://t.co/TDGV3IAil2
2/25
2020
Next week the Committee will take evidence from the @scotfisccomm Read the full agenda here: https://t.co/mxswXo4z1j https://t.co/KoRwwB75vl
2/21
2020
Today the Committee took evidence from Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville on the 2020-21 Social Security Budget. Rea… https://t.co/CXjs2IoJ9SJoin us from 9.30am as the Committee receives evidence from Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville on the 2020-21 Social… https://t.co/TmUtjrCk9C
2/20
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will meet at 9.30am to take evidence from Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville on the 2020-21 S… https://t.co/0wM3g1PO5n
2/19
2020
Next week the Committee will take evidence from Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville on the 2020-21 Social Security Bu… https://t.co/4iZrOOufQy
2/14
2020
Read the Official Report of last weeks meeting here: https://t.co/AA63sefZvn https://t.co/qVYD6UOgs4
2/13
2020
There is no meeting next week as Parliament is in Recess. The Committee will next meet on 20 February. Catch up on… https://t.co/cZOJhLbeZl
2/7
2020
The Committee today held the final evidence session of their Benefit Take-up inquiry, receiving evidence from Cabin… https://t.co/5Sf1vv31qHJoin us from 9.30am as the Committee receives evidence from Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville on their Benefit Take… https://t.co/lQumCF3unm
2/6
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will meet at 9.30am to hold the final evidence session of their #BenefitTakeup inquiry and r… https://t.co/5ZLXkckrgxLast week the Committee received evidence from @TheSCoSS on their scrutiny report of the Scottish Child Payment dra… https://t.co/ma5aejVMov
2/5
2020
Next week the Committee will hold their final evidence session on their Benefit Take-up inquiry receiving evidence… https://t.co/4s9ab6Egyh
1/31
2020
Thank you to Dr Sally Witcher and Dr Mark Simpson for giving evidence on behalf of @TheSCoSS this morning on their… https://t.co/uIhq7WGWiZJoin us from 10.00am when the Committee will receive evidence from @TheSCoSS on their scrutiny report on Scottish C… https://t.co/qv18leDoKW
1/30
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will receive evidence from @TheSCoSS on their scrutiny report on Scottish Child Payment draf… https://t.co/ZNH3VZ2Xoh
1/29
2020
Last week the Committee received evidence from @TeamNetsol @entitledto @policy_practice and @DWP as part of their… https://t.co/WAHsIdolwu
1/28
2020
Next week the Committee will receive evidence from @TheSCoSS on their scrutiny report of the Scottish Child Payment… https://t.co/guhIlmjUvH
1/24
2020
Thank you to all witnesses who gave evidence at the session this morning on Benefit Take-up. The minutes of the mee… https://t.co/HlkOYVRyHDJoin us from 9.00am this morning when the Committee will receive evidence from @TeamNetsol @entitledtohttps://t.co/DABFghS6Yt
1/23
2020
Tomorrow the Cttee will resume their Benefit Take-up inquiry with a 2 panel evidence session. Panel 1 will be… https://t.co/TstQLqbhJX
1/22
2020
Next week the Committee will resume their Benefit Take-up inquiry and will receive evidence from @TeamNetsolhttps://t.co/MITfj79SzT
1/17
2020
The Committee met this morning to discuss and agree their work programme. Read the minutes of the meeting here:… https://t.co/7NGUB4byQu
1/16
2020
Tomorrow the Committee will meet in private to discuss its work programme. You can view past meetings of the Commit… https://t.co/i4Qjae1dfj
1/15
2020
Next week the Committee will meet in private to discuss its work programme. Agenda available here:… https://t.co/vSGboP4asq
1/10
2020
It is Social Security and Older People portfolio questions in the Chamber today. Watch from 1.15pm as ministers ans… https://t.co/Q2EpbCUcML
1/8
2019
Today the Committee considered subordinate legislation including the Investigation of Offences draft regulations. C… https://t.co/c8uhRhdl8IJoin us from 9.00 for the Committees last meeting of the year. The Committee will consider subordinate legislation… https://t.co/6561I4oDmp
12/19
2019
Tomorrow the Committee will meet to consider subordinate legislation. @CabSecSSOP will attend to give evidence on t… https://t.co/ZYYQjteNdp
12/18
2019
@S_A_Somerville wrote to the Committee last week to inform them that the draft Disability Assistance for Children a… https://t.co/l7H7YhbJrw
12/16
2019
The Committee will meet next week to consider Subordinate Legislation with Cabinet Secretary @S_A_Somerville attend… https://t.co/MWLUqW0nSp
12/13
2019
The Committee will next meet on the 19 December to consider subordinate legislation. The papers for the meeting wil… https://t.co/WGvIbJxokq
12/11
2019

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